How to Earn the Respect of New Employees

Posted

Earning the respect of your employees is difficult, especially if they are new hires. New employees haven’t had enough time to get to know you fully and get comfortable in their new position. You might think that the first impression is all you need, and sometimes it is, but not always. First impressions are important,…

Attract the Best Employees for Your Light Industrial Positions

Posted

For every light industrial business, attracting the best employees can be challenging, especially with high turnover rates. Many employers like yourself may be turning to temporary or contract workers to supplement their production needs due to talent shortages. When you find an employee you like, hiring them on is the next logical step, but getting…

Hiring Challenges to Watch Out For This Year

Posted

2019 is off to a good start, but there are definitely some hiring challenges ahead. If one of your primary goals this year is in hiring the very best talent for your business, it is important to recognize the challenges you may face and prepare for them ahead of time. We have organized a list…

How to Address Employee Retention in 2019

Posted

Employee retention is crucial for any business. There are many reasons why employees choose to leave their job for a different one. Some might say they find it difficult to advance in the company, or their supervisor/leaders might be difficult to connect to. They might also be looking elsewhere if they’re looking for a higher…

Top 5 Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Posted

When interviewing candidates for your open positions, it is always a good idea to outline your interview questions beforehand. While free-form interviews can be beneficial, you don’t want to allow an interview to get off track. Additionally, preparing questions ahead of time gives you some time to practice how you’ll handle each question. If you…

How to Build an Attractive Company Culture

Posted

Company culture is one thing, of many, that attracts and retains top employees. It has been proven that a solid, attractive company culture means attaining top talent that stays as well as increased productivity. If you are struggling to maintain talent, or you’re looking for a change, we have some tips to help you out…

4 Tips for Recruiting Great Manufacturing Employees Who Stay

Posted

Recruiting and maintaining great employees is an ongoing struggle that many manufacturing companies have to deal with on a regular basis. If you’re one of them, we understand the problem this poses for your business. One thing that makes the world of difference is how your company stands out among a sea of competitors. As…

Workplace Conflict: Resolving Issues the Right Way

Posted

Workplace conflict can tear a team apart. It is an inevitable thing for every business to have two or more employees butt heads on something. How you deal with these problems can make the difference. Are you currently dealing with workplace conflict among your employees? Do you want to prepare for future issues that may…

Managing Staffing Shortages in Challenging Labor Market

Posted

For the past several months, there have been more job openings available in the United States than there are people to fill them, leading to labor shortages. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on the last day of August, the number of job openings increased to 7.1 million, a new series high. This appears to…

Top 4 Benefits of Working With a Staffing Agency

Posted

It can’t be denied that the staffing industry is an important part of employment and recruiting. If you’re not sure if you should work with or hire through a staffing agency, here are somethings we think will pique your interest.     Staffing agencies are “high-touch” Staffing agencies are one of the top five “high-touch”…